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History of the Thirteenth Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, U.S.A. : including a narrative of the bridge burning, the Carter County rebellion, and the loyalty, heroism and suffering of the Union men and women of Carter and Johnson counties, Tennessee, during the Civil War : also a sketch of the adventures of Captain Daniel Ellis, the Union pilot, and the names of hundreds of brave men and women of these counties who performed brave deeds and noble acts of heroism for country and humanity


Published 1903
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The purpose of this history -- East Tennessee -- The Civil War, its causes, briefly told -- Excitement over fall of Fort Sumter -- Reasons for loyalty of East Tennessee -- Bitter feelings aroused between Unionists and secessionists -- Bridge burning -- Carter County rebellion -- Situation after the bridge-burning and rebellion -- Sentiments of affection and brotherhood among loyal people -- Carter's raid into East Tennessee -- General Burnside in East Tennessee -- March to Camp Nelson -- At Camp Nelson -- At Camp Gillem -- At Gallatin -- March across the mountains

Fight at Greeneville, Tennessee -- Further comments on the death of General Morgan -- Fight at Lick Creek -- Bull's Gap stampede -- After the stampede -- First Stoneman raid into Southwest Virginia -- Stoneman's second raid into Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia -- At Lenoirs and Sweetwater -- Personal sketch of each officer of the Regiment -- A brief outline of the numerous tragedies that occurred in Carter and Johnson counties during the Civil War -- The heroes and heroines of Carter and Johnson counties in the Civil War -- A sketch of Daniel Ellis' adventures as Union pilot

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Publisher Philadelphia : P.W. Ziegler & Co.
Pages 564
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Book contributor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Collection emory; regimentalhistories; americana

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